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CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
defense relations. and let me in particular welcome you to csis' new home here at 1616 rhode island avenue. i'm kathleen hicks, henry a. kissinger chair and director of the international security program here at csis, and i'm very pleased to have the honor of introducing today's guest speaker, and this is the chief of defense staff of canada, general lawson. he's had a long and distinguished career serving in his current position since october 2012. prior to his most recent promotion, he served as deputy commander at norad which is at peterson air force base this colorado, so he is no stranger to the importance of u.s./canadian defense cooperation. he has also held such distinguished positions as assistant chief of the air staff and commandant of the royal military college in kingston. he led the stand up of the strategic joint staff and has served as command oring officer -- commanding officer of 412 squadron based in ottawa. general lawson graduated from the military college of canada with a bachelor of science degree as well as a master of science in the electrical can engineering and w
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
>> at least 20 people are killed in a car bomb and gunfight in a hospital in yemen defense ministry complex. six doctors and five patients are among the dead. another two dozen killed in central africa. armed clashes broke out in the capital between former rebels controlling the city and militias. the u.n. is voting today on sending in international troops. and the king of thailand calls on the people to do their duty without directly referring to recent violent protests. those demonstrations are on hold today out of respect for the monarch's birthday. first to yemen, where six doctors, including a venezuelan and two from the philippines are among the victims killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack. the suicide bomber reportedly set off a car packed with explosives at the defense ministry, leaving close to 20 dead in all. dozens more were hurt in the blast that smashed through walls in a hospital inside the complex. for more, i'm joined by a journalist there. what more can you tell us about this attack there today? >> yes, the gunmen were wearing military uniforms, and the comple
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
defense zone. over regional ireland at the heart of a dispute with japan, the last stop on biden's asia trip. let's bring in our asia correspondent who is covering his trip to china. i imagine it was a bit of a tensor welcome for joe biden today. >> a very tense welcome. making things worse, when he addressed a group of visa applicants at the u.s. embassy and encouraged them to question authority and spoke about academic and intellectual freedoms in the united states. between a tense meeting biden and chinese leaders. today, a state one chinese newspaper "the china daily" warned vice president biden from repeating -- against the repeating further remarks on the air defense issue. earlier this week china said its declaration of this zone was an attempt to unilaterally change the status quo and that it raised the risk for accidents and miscalculations in the region. >> what are the other issues on the table today, or will this error defensive zone block all the others out? the issues in the meetings with biden and the chinese leaders are of course, trade, u.s.-china trade, and the economy
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
peasant eugene paying the exchange views on china's recent announcement of its air defense identification zone i report on call has been closely following this visit and has this report. joe biden speaking the chinese call is filled with smiles and handshakes. but disagreements over china's announcement of an air defense identification zone are still widespread. biden said he was very direct present she jumped in. less firm than china's recent and sudden announced the establishment of new air defense identification zone has to state the obvious cause significant apprehension in the region see james dean calls for us to respect china's core interests and says the two countries should maintain what he calls the crack direction of the sino us relations. on sunday. china has set up the east china sea eric and i can put the case in style. how often the tournament needs of self defense in accordance with international law. japan and the united states should respond to read of the issues in an object at the fair manner. secondly as i pointed out earlier in the country has unilaterally change the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00am EST
hit and into minnesota. >> sea expands the air defense zone, adding zones towards china and japan. >> a new wrinkle when plying for l healthcare. how you apply could matter. >> people all around the world continue to pay tribute to nelson mandela. you are looking at live pictures early sunday morning. there they are, inside the church where they are preparing to bury the african father. >>>. >>> south africa begins a week of mourning for nelson mandela. nick schifrin has more from johannesburg. >> it's well into sunday morning. there's a few dye hards to my left on the street. this street played a huge part in nelson mandela's life and in the part of apartheid. so many came out to honour his struggles. >> this street hosted apartheid's battle. outside nelson mandela's old house the bands played songs. ice-cream sellers hocked in two languages. >> and in a quiet corner this man thanked nelson mandela by teaching a different fight. he was a champ. now he coaches kids to box, because nelson mandela asked him. >> it's healthy. he said i must do this job. that's why i gave my life to t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am EST
korea has an air defense zone. its boundary is being moved, including islands and submerged reefs, one disputed by china. the latest from south korea and china. rob mcbride is in budget, and harry fawcett is in seoul. is this a tit for tat move? why have they done this? >> well, certainly it's a very direct response to what china did on november the 23rd by extending their zone into the east china sea. a lot of the attention on that surrounded the islands claimed by japan and china. the e.u. in china. as well as that, it did enroach on the existing south korean air defense zone and south korea has wanted to extend its own zone to cover two of its islands that were not included when the original zone was drawn up in 1951 by the americans, and there's a submerged reef and that falls under the new zone which extends 150km or more korean peninsula. that has south korean scientific research station and helipad on it. it's in a strategically important part of the waters and south korea's own military aircraft operate with greater ease in this area. sea trying to say that it's going this in
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
korea is experting its rites. >> translation: the new korean air space defense zone is modified to be in line, including air space over the waters. >> seoul's move comes two weeks after china's extension of its zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan. it extends deeper and overlaps that of japan. the government in sole won't impose of new rules, requiring foreign aircraft, allowing for consultation with neighbours. >> we believe it will not significantly impact the relationship with china and japan, as we try to work for peace and cooperation in north-east asia. >> south korea's president discussed the plans with u.s. vice president joe biden. the u.s. state department declared itself on the same page as seoul. an extended zone will have nothing to do with maritime jurisdiction. >> south korea no longer wanted to extent the zone. one part of the east china sea has three overlapping zones. the coming days could allow for talks on how to managing a complex state of affairs and could set the stage for what no one wants, an accidental conflict in increasingly contested sk
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
the minister of defense, the well guarded building, there are check points at most of the roads that lead to this area. they charmed the gate, and then it was split into two groups one went to the military hospital, the other went to the ministry of defense building. there were sounds of explosions. this is what happened. they managed to get where some of the biggest on the ground. president is seen here meeting with top military commanders. and his government is accused of failing to restorieses ability to a country beset by violence and poverty. there's been no claim of responsibility. launched many attacks killing scores of soldiers. the u.s. has intensified drone operations in yemen. killing many al quaida commanders with tough group remains active in the south, where it enjoys tribal protection. there's been a large explosion. opposite national oil company headquarters. the company in central nigeria, all attackers opposite the oil company went up in flames. not clear at this stage where there are any casualties. >> gunman have shot dun an american teacher. it happened while the man
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am EST
with china's defense zone. i'm barbara sara in london, hundreds of thousands of ucrannians, surrounded by lines of riot police. and keeping an eye on grandma. it is sweden's elderly. >>> and coming up in sports. did you miss that? the 50th anniversary of the instant replay. coming up a little bit later. >>> hello. france says calm has now returned to the capital of central african republic. french soldiers are pressing deeper into the country. thousands more international soldiers are on their way. in the african union has 2500 personnel there. now with the au, is bringing its force to 6,000. french troops had already committed 12 soldiers. that brings its total to 2500. france president francois lowland. >> who let things happen. >> has the report on the situation in the capitol ban gui. you may find some images in this report disturbing. >> french soldiers on foot patrol in banghi. welcomed by many. they are here to reassure people enough to open up shops. but at the moment, there's no food or medicine. but there's little the french can do about the growing sectarian violence between
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
it change to rain? timing. >> thanks, rebecca. defense secretary chuck hagel will be in pakistan tomorrow. he plans to discuss security threats with the prime minister. the visit is part of a six-day trip to the middle east. he met with troops in afghantan and spoke in bahrain about keeping soles in that region. >> it is acknowledged the uncle of kim jung il has been thrown out of. he had been accused of corruption and drug abuse. his removal is the biggest political change since the death of kim jung il. some worry it could cause instability inside the government. >> meanwhile, south korea declared its expanding its air defense zone. it overlaps with boarders claimed by china and japan. more on how beijing and tokyo are vying for territory. >> south korea's maybe over invisible lines in the air. this is what south korea calls yodo, a submerged rocky reef. hold /* home on a scientific research foundation claimed as part of their exclusive economic zones. now south korea has asserted its rights in the air above. >> the new korean air space defense identification zone has been modified to b
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
of being killed in a series of attacks on the defense ministry. that's the suicide car bombing then a few minutes late and great comment in which the uniforms and five the complex officials say it doesn't attack has been killed thomson hospital. this mike leigh's is from the yemeni defence ministry in the capital sana. in the morning. state employees the right to walk a car laden with explosives pulled up to the gates of the complex and desolate the mosque destroyed by a second vehicle packed with gunmen armed with assault rifles and grenades who opened fire on the cheap us now. yet we heard the sound of the explosion the whole neighborhoods yet it broke the windows of the houses. everyone was terrified of death the details and soldiers of torchwood been killed many more injured. the defense costs alone will keep michael in the attack as a school to be badly damaged. but yemeni officials say the situation is now under control. most of the gunman by inflating the government forces. at that retreat is gets claimed responsibility. al qaeda's brunch in the country has been blamed for an incre
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am EST
of islands. china declared its air defense zone includes the air space over them. biden made it clear that the dispute is an international concern. >> we, the united states, are deeply concerned by the attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the east china sea. >> before joe biden arrived defense officials issued a statement reaffirming china's claim on the area. >> protesters in thailand are cleaning up the mess from demonstrations. helping to tidy the street before the king's birthday. demonstrators would suspend their protest out of respect for the king, but would resume after ceremonies honouring him. they want the prime minister to resign. >>> protesters in ukraine are threatening to tighten the blockade around government buildings. they are occupying a key plaza in the capital. the demonstrators are persisting after a no confidence vote in the current government failed. we have this report from kiev. >> this was the day when the crowds marched from independence square to ukraine's parliament. this is what stopped them. if the protesters thought the police had abandoned
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am EST
of gambling and drug taking. as well as being the views chairperson of the defense economics, a power of the body in north korea, he was, to some degree, very key in the relationship with china, setting up economic zones and dealing with those zones in partnership with the chinese. perhaps there's a connection there that he got too big for his boots. all that he'd done in the area that displeased the regime. it was a significant dismissal. it could mean that kim jong un is gathering power. this could be the final gasp of the kim jong il, a figure dismissed from his post. >> forces have taken control of an up to on the lebanese border. the syrian army controls the south-west of the alnab, between homs and damascus. fighting goes on and rebels control eastern parts of the town. civilians have been trying to escape the violence. andrew simmons sent us this report from there. >> this is the only way out for syrian refugees escaping the battle. the slow down in the trail of those crossing the boarder is because of the increase in fighting. these women are the latest arrivals. in shock they
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
. experienced players defensive midfield of attacking talent guaranteed of impressive road to the finals. six water with every feature to the first leg of the playoff showdown has potential. ivory coast failed to give us the first round of the last two world cups. the grand roles to help them with the team are either outright favourite for a month leaving picks up the last five african nations cup tournaments. this is the last chance for many of the team and they'll be determined to show what they are the top right country from the continent the african side with the most appearances of the world cup finals following their qualification for brazil. sevens world cup but for some divisions among players for performances of plagues the team for the last four years of successful qualifying campaign may be the start of things going right. nigeria with the first african team to qualify of a youthful side will be looking to reach the knockout stages for the first time since france twenty eight systems team selection has lived nigeria to show steady growth over the last two months their friendly agai
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
at the date on upgrading the self defense force or revising japan's pacifist constitution dead fish in a cctv taken. the death toll in the central philippines after super typhoon high on the snow close to five thousand eight hundred people the destruction by some estimates is in the billions of us dollars. the storm destroyed houses businesses and agriculture and a cctv wannabe low reports even tackle the city's main jail wasn't speeding. there was no home after the storm the streets of hobart. he was a city in shock. people who just lost everything training saluting to survive then came news that inmates diplomacy the two had escaped freezing here in driving thousands out of the city they're close to seven hundred inmates here in a moment to the jail bait a storm came about a hundred sixty of them escape. more than three weeks after the killer typhoon forty eight are still missing authorities say they're working on finding the remaining fugitives even as security remains tight throughout the city. didn't actually take much of an effort to search for those who escaped. many have returned on t
LINKTV
Dec 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
in the east china sea, south korea is expanding its air defense zone in what is seen as a response to a similar move by china. the new zone includes territory that is claimed by both countries. >> at first glance it looks like isoil rig but this platform a research station. it is built on a submerged island 149 kilometers off the korean coast. china calls it suyan. last week they identified a zone that covers the site. now south korea has extended its zone to include it as well. japan's zone also controls the rock. the research station it is at the center of a territorial dispute. >> we do not think it will impact our relationship with china and japan. as we try to work for peace and cooperation. china's declaration angered tokyo. both governments have refused to recognize the move. korean and japanese aircraft are ignoring demands to identify themselves when flying through the did been sent. the united states has sent a carrier, the uss george washington, into the region. the state department is calling on all sides to pursue action in a responsible fashion. or is more at stake th
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
reached levels not seen in years. >> south korea raised the stakes expand its air defense zone. it follows a move by china. the south ean and chinese areas overlap. japan says they'll talk with their neighbours about access. >> it's a direct response to china's extension of its air zone. that extension overlaps seen's air defense zone and pertinently japan's one. china and japan over the island. that's an area includeing a reef. there is a south korean scientific research station built on that, it has a helipad on it and is under de facto south korean control. because of an accident in history when the americans drew the air defense zone, it didn't include that area or two other south korean islands which are not under dispute. this is an opportunity for south korea to right what many are surprised to see was the current situation and extend its own zone further south, allowing an ease of the military operation. the seen government making it clear that it is doing things in a different way to beijing, saying it consulting with its neighbours and with the u.s. >> the french president issued
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
sea and south korea is expanding air defense zone and the boundarys there overlap a zone by china and the move is raising tensions in the region. >> reporter: the announcement may be about invisible lines in the air but extend over disputed areas of land and sea. this is what south korea calls yodo a rocky reef by the station and under the de facto control and they are claimed by beijing and seoul and south korea asserted rights in the air above. >> translator: the new korean air space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region which does not overlap with neighboring countries and includes air space over the waters. >> reporter: the move is two weeks after the surprise extension of the air defense zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan and extends deeper in the chinese one and also overlaps that of japan. the government won't impose the rules and wants film to identify themselves until december 15 allowing for consultation with neighbors. >> translator: we believe this will not necessarily impact our rel
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
to diffuse attention. they announce an air defense zone, the u.s. saying a unilateral move that could lead to a wider conflict between these two economic power houses. biden will have to walk a tight rope in pressuring the chinese to dial back some of the rhetoric but also can't push too far. it's unlikely they'll go away from this zone, which they announced around two weeks ago. michaela? >> david, important meetings to be sure. thank you. the white house is prepared to negotiate a limited nuclear enrichment program for iran as long as the country holds up to its end of an international deal to curtail it's nuclear capabilities under rigorous global monitoring. the white house cautioned the program applies only to the nation's peaceful energy needs. the statement comes days after iranian president hassan rouhani announced to plan to go ahead with the program. >>> witnesses say a pair crashed into one another, about 300 feet up, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground. a third skydiver was injured but there's no word about the exact type of injuries sustained.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
and demonstrators burned a likeness of president obama and the protest was staged by the defense of pakistan council and alliance of religious and political parties. meanwhile vice president joe biden begins a delicate diplomatic mission today and due to arrive in japan hoping to ease tensions in the bitter dispute with china and we report. >> they look like an army, they even act like an army but they are not a real army. these troops are from japan's self-defense force on training exercise earlier this year. but under japan's constitution they can only fire to defend themselves. with japan's larger neighbor china asserting itself internationally questions are being asked whether japan should rethink the role of the armed forces and china's declaration this week of a defense zone over the east china sea is making it all the more urgent. the prime minister has been pushing mps all year to change the path of his constitution. long-term defense guide lynn also be introduced in december and a national security council will meet for the first time after joe biden's visit. some hope biden's visit will ha
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
, chinese defense officials issued a statement reaffirming the military claim on the area. >> protesters in thailand are cleaning up the mess, hoping to tidy up the streets. a leader said demonstrations would be suspended out of respect for the king, but would resume for the ceremony honouring him. they want the prime minister to resign. >>> it's music to their ears, professional musicians getting health insurance for the first time. why some are jumping on the obamacare bandwagon. >>> a new way to plan for the golder years. 401k advisors with a different domestic philosophy. >> and one of the most chaotic places on earth. you are looking live at the christmas tree in new york city. the tree will be lit tonight. tÑ >>> you're waking up to a live look at denver international airport where the snow is falling and more is on the way. >> good morning to you and welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm thomas drayton. the possible pitfalls in what is a popular way to save for retirement. first, let's check out what the temperatures are doing across the nation. meteorologist nicole mitchell. >
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
dollar budget. that is a bit over what sequester would be. it would give defense more money than was anticipated. defense would suffer some sequester. this deal does not involve extending unemployment insurance and new revenue. yourwondering if you in caucus over there, whether or not you would be willing to support such a heel for defense, even if it did not include revenue, even if it did not include money for extending unemployment insurance. >> is not an insignificant increase because the sequestration levels for all discretionary is 957 billion. if you get it up to trillion -- 43 million that is a increase -- 43 billion increase. while it is not exactly something i would want, it is certainly better than living under government shutdowns in acr. presented adamor smith on our newsmakers program tomorrow at 10:00 and 6:00. you can also see it on our website. the secretary of state john kerry is speaking this afternoon in washington dc at the brookings institution, talking about issues related to the middle east. you can see that live today at four clock. to addressbama set the
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
there's some room for some cuts in the defense budget. not too much unfortunately. we live in a very shaky neighborhood it's very detailed. in this god is in the details. >> the federal reserve is now saying that this is over and that's causing a great deal of volatility in the markets. how will that impact the israeli market? >> first, foremost, 26, 27% of these exports are to the united states so this is immediate. it's a good thing that we have this separated. i mean, 26% to the united states, 30 something to europe and the rest to the far east and the rest of the world which means we are balancing the way that one area of the world is in trouble or collapsing or the second 2008 is happening, we are better protected against this, but the united states is the biggest sister. whatever happens there influences us. of course, we were following bernanke's policies and we, like the rest of the world, felt he was doing the right things in order to restabilize and bring growth from the american economy. we are benefitting every time the united states economy is doing better. >> when you c
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm EST
sponsored the patrick leahy law and that prohibits the department of state and defense to provide military aid to foreign military and police forces that engage and violate human rights. and he never stops leading on an issue central to our mission at human rights first and that is refuge protection. and the act he sponsors elimina eliminates them from not having safe places to go. in 2009, he called for the creation of an independent investigation for torture after 9-11. he is a determined pragmatic person and an idealist who is less interested in making statements than change. he is willing and able to work with republicans on human rights and/or other -- and other issues -- he and rubio are trying to get the trafficking victims protection act. patrick leahy is now the longest serving u.s. senate and he is president pro-term of the senate. don't tell him that, because he thinks, and i think all of us in the room know it is true, that he is just getting started. ladies and gentlemen, i hope you will give a warm welcome to our keynote speaker, the honorable patrick leahy. [ applause ] >> t
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
colleagues, particularly the republican caucus, supporting the funding levels for the defense and intelligence communities that would seem to be indicated by the kinds of policies congressman rogers would like to see the united states follow? >> we are in the middle of budget negotiations. it would be great if we can get an agreement by next week. right now, it is up in the air. to your question, i think when it comes to providing the esources necessary for the defense and intelligence community, there is a bipartisan support for that part of the budget. with respect to other very important parts of our national security budget, we have had less success in convincing our republican colleagues. the other parts of what i think are important to a robust policy which includes other forms of assistance, development and economic assistance. other tools of foreign olicy. the state department budget is puny in comparison to the defense budget. you get an awful lot of benefit from some of those investments that the state department, in erms of assistance, economic assistance and it is
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
defense minister said french soldiers will disarm fighters in central african republican and troops have been deployed after days of violence between muslim and christian melitia and they are stop locating government buildings and hundreds of thousands of people have protested against the president for more than two weeks. and more on our top story and that is the unrest in thailand. now that parliament has been dissolved polls must be held within two months but the prime minister yingluck shinawatra could win again with support in the north and northeast and won in 2011 by a landslide. opposition democratic party has not won since 1992 but the members are not at all that interested in new elections and they want the family to leave the country and have the government replaced by a nonelected people's council. and joining us live now from bangkok is a professor of political science at the university. and thank you very much for making it on the show. now, we have got the prime minister who dissolved the parliament and early elections called and they want no more of the clan, is that real
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
day of testimony. during the testimony, she faced more allegations from the defense of habitual cocaine use, claiming she kept the drug inside her jewelry box, defense also claiming a drug dealer would come to her house, claims she responded to by saying, quote, i have never known or seen a drug dealer in my life. i was given them. she also went on to say, quote, people who are regular cocaine users do not look like this. gesturing at her body and face. now, during yesterday's testimony, she did admit to having used the drug cocaine on two separate life phases, troubling times during her life but she's not a habitual drug use somewhere not a drug at dig. also went on to talk about she never at point allowed the defendants to use the saatchi credit cards at their leisure saying, quote, there were not written down rule but was they were not for personal use unless directed now the prosecution in this case alleging the sisters charged over a million dollars fraudulently to the saatchi credit cards. the sisters denying those charges, pointing to lawson's habitual drug abuse saying s
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
.s. defense secretary chuck hagel is in pakistan for meetings with the country cost prime minister, the talks aimed at further repairing a strained relationship -- with the country's prime minister, the talks aimed at further repairing the strained relationship. is the drone strikes. pakistan has called the drone strikes a violation of the country's sovereignty. -- trial of senior figures from the muslim brotherhood face charges of incitement to murder over deadly clashes that erupted in cairo in july. the trials are part of a massive crackdown by authorities against the muslim brotherhood. shakeup ineen a north korea's government. the uncle of leader kim jong has been dismissed from power. pyongyang confirming the downfall of the ones second most powerful man in a state. he was sacked for mismanaging the economy, womanizing, and drug taking. they say it is one of the biggest upheavals to hit the government since the death of former leader kim jong-il. scenese -- violent from foo -- from a football match in brazil. it will likely raise questions about the country's ability to keep fans saved
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
? >> that is largely driven by defensive space side, spending is down, u.s. down and down.e and they have decided the growth is in airbus and they need do you have the says side. that is what is being discussed. job cuts in the thousands. we don't know how many but it is essentially trying to put the a scale thatess on the budgets can support. how much are we talking about? i love to give me numbers about people cut. >> it is quit significant. ou have to keep in mind the eads is cutting jobs. lockheed martin has announced cuts and eads hasn't done that the defense side. it is harder in europe and it is chance to do this. i think they will try to do it in one bite. > and we should hear announcements the next phenomena hours? >> latered it. very much.u boeing's plane that looks ike the 737 is a hill advanced mechanical tiilitary aircraft. the u.s. navy deployed several to the japan to increase presence around the disputed islands. deployment for the aircraft which has been in development for nearly a decade. is a look at the game the ing capabilities of p-8. >> in 20 minutes it is "surveillance"
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
to sit with iran. the door is opened to selling defense systems to u.s. allies. chuck hagel says that despite the deal with iran, the country poses threats not addressed by the nuclear agreement. >> no strategy is risk free. our emphasis on diplomatic tools should not be misinterpreted. we now the policy cannot operate in a vacuum. our success will hinge on america's military power and the credibility and assurances to our allies, partners in the middle east, that we will use it. hagel made the comments while addressing lead areas. >> six suspects are in police custody, aconfused of stealing radioactive material. the men are being interrogated by the police to see if they played a part in the role of stealing the cobalt 60. most the material was covered. the suspects from treated and released from the hospital yesterday they tested negative for radioactive poisoning. >> a treacherous storm moving through the midsection. u.s., a band of ice, snow and freezing temperatures stretches from the texas border north-east of the ohio valley. millions are hungering down. they are expected
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am EST
has some spin. the documents are pretty clearly contradicting in a defense here. it appears to be clear that they are exchanging hiring for business. >> there kind of a gray area here. >> there has to be a quid pro quo. it is not that companies do not do this all the time. all companies are constantly hiring people to do internships. perhaps in the hope that they get business. there is no explicit tie between the two things. that is the gray area here. at this point, we do not know. otherwise, there would be prosecutions already. thisey said that we hired guy and got this amount of revenues. whether we want to believe them or not, they have offered a defense. they say that this was a post de facto spreadsheet. they did not get that much. >> go ahead. >> mike is right. it certainly is great. i did not say it was illegal. it appears to be illegal. there are a lot of facts that we do not know. companies do this throughout the world. the problem is, while it may be a competitive problem, the united states public policy established that u.s. companies are simply not going to be a
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
about china's new air defense zone in the east china sea. biden actually said he was deeply concerned that beijing wants the u.s., japan, south korea and everyone else for that matter to notify it if planes fly through this extended 600-mile air space. the vice president meets with china's president she ping on wednesday. >> after being on defense for two months on obama care, the white house is now playing offense. the president was battered for two months with bad publicity over the failures of the health care.gov website. >> the white house says it's now time to promote the president's signature health care plan now that the website's fixed and apparently running pretty well. >> that's what they say. that it's running smoothly, but republicans who opposed the health care program came out swinging against the administration's efforts to renew hope in obama care. >> it's not just a broken website. this bill is fundamentally flawed. causing people to lose the doctor of their choice, causing them to lose their health plan, and if that isn't enough, they're having to pay higher prices a
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
the singer or fall on defense companies such as the movie there's this this here in france that done you are attracted to the deal mention it just now. this fear that said this is the slippery slope and which show afterwards. i will work the round the clock year this same as in other places we've just seen. and that france could become a little bit too much like will just head over the united states black friday one of our christmas shopping season starts in the store is open all the time. did you fear is though perhaps front of you a bit less french if you let the stores open. while. i think the prawn is not france or another country that brought in to see how you protect the workers. and i think this is the most important question. of course i believe that this is not only a fringe question answer your question and we have to have it now. rio to work to harmonize at the open meadow what are the social rights of the people. the fact that the some companies are struggling hard to open shops on sunday could be dangerous for the get go because collar worker can be a bow in his shop to say
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
's get another check of the markets. >>> u.s. defense officials are preparing to dispatch a ship to help destroy syria's chemical weapons. they say they plan to test their system next month. officials from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and the united nations are overseeing the destruction of the weapons. they intend to dispose more than 1,000 tons of chemical agents by the middle of next year. they plan to transport the most hazardous substances out of the country by the end of this month to destroy them at sea. pentagon officials say two chemical processing units are being installed on the transport vessel. they say the operation to turn the stockpile into low-level hazardous waste will take up to 90 days. they say it's a proven technology and poses little danger. >>> residents of cities across northeastern japan have seen crews working to rebuild their neighborhoods, even if they complain about the pace of reconstruction. some people who live in smaller communities say they can't get the help they need. so one group of architects has stepped in to change what
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
ambition. we hope it makes them more reliable. he's a defensive midfielder. he could also play for a regular club, but he fears he would have to deal with iscrimination. back in the high-rise apartment block, miro has no interest in soccer. his biggest passion is making usic with his friends. he'd like to take part in a reality tv show and be discovered as a singer. e dreams of becoming a star. it's a dream shared by many others like him, otherwise have little chance of escaping poverty. >> thank you very much. thank you. thank you. [applause wanes] thank you very much... and thank the commonwealth club and everybody here who has come to listen to a different kind of message. and the message starts out, "it's a lot easier than we think to turn our country around" and a whole series of long-overdue redirections that are supported by a majority of the american people now and that will raise the promise and the
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
reliable. defensive midfielder. he can also play for a regular club, but he fears he would have to deal with discrimination. back in the high-rise apartment block, there is no interest in soccer. his biggest passion is making music with his friends. ♪ he would like to take part in a reality tv show and be discovered as a singer. he dreams of becoming a star. ♪ it's a dream shared by many others like him. who otherwise have little chance of escaping poverty. ♪
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
considerations. so for us nuclear weapons have no place whatsoever in our defense. all of us in this region need to unite against a nuclear program that has been a threat to this region. we have all shared this view since 1974, that we need to establish a region free from weapons of destruction in the middle east. the only regime in the middle east that has nuclear and chemical weapons, and diverts international attention from the fact that it is a violator from the mtp and international instruments on weapons of mass destruction, and a violator of the most basic human rights of the palestinians, trying to divert attention from its inhumane policies. >> many wonder what is it that prompted iran to go for the deal. under former president mahmoud ahmadinejad it was a totally different rhetoric - the west is undermining the tenants of the islamic republic of iran. suddenly there's a break through. is it because sanctions were biting into the economy or from a political perspective, architects have been undermined. it was time to show the world. >> in iran we have political elections, popular electi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am EST
away. >> china has been telling the u.s. vice president that his air defense zone in the east china sea is within international law. joe biden is in budget, having talks before heading to sea. washingt washington is refusing to recognise the zone. china wants everyone to tell them flight plans when they fly through it. robert mcbride is in hong kong. >> as joe biden wrapped up a difficult and sometimes tense visit to china, it was the issue that wouldn't go away. the controversy over the air defence zone. joe biden said it was causing comprehension among joe biden's neighbours, reiterating a supposition position that they were opposed to it. he revealed in talks with yingluck shinawatra, when it came to the issue, despite the smiles and friendship that exists between the two men, he was direct in putting forward america's position. china fired back in this verbal war of words, with a comment from the foreign ministry when they said they were straight forward in outlining china's position and it was within international law for china to adopt the zone. until the end of the visit the issu
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
space defense identification zone has been modified to be in line with the country's flight information region, which does not overlap with neighboring countries. this zone includes the air space over iado's waters. >> seuol's move comes two wheys after china's surprise extension of its air identification zone encroaching on those of south korea and japan. it overlaps that of japan. the government in seuol says it won't impose the new rule until december 15th, allowing for consultation with neighbors. we believe this will not significantly impact our relationships with china and with japan as we try to work for peace and cooperation in northeast asia. >> south korea's president discussed the plans with u.s. vice president joe biden during his visit last week. the u.s. state department has declared itself on the same page as seoul. china release truck driver pictures of military exercises and says it would have nothing to do with mary tierit time jurisdiction. >> south korea has wanted to extend it's air defense zone. it leaves one part of the east china sea with three overlapping zones
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
a defense ha that hadn't given a rushing touchdown in eight games. >> i think everybody is so intim intimidated and scared of their front guys. my team took a challenge and stepped up. the whole week they talked about us running the ball and giving us different matches one on one. not just myself, but the backed we had, one on one opportunities we're going to win. >> the eagles go to 8 and 5 and they tray a more commanding position in first place here in the nfc east. the detroit alliance fall to 7 and 6, now where they appear to be a clear spot to an nfc title, the green bay packers seem live to take that from philadelphia. i'm john henry smith al jazeera. >> let's take a deeper look. seattle, new orleans, philadelphia and detroit lead their divisions, with carolina in clear position for a playoff bid. arizona and dallas, the cowboys play the bears tomorrow and if they win they would technically be the leader in the nfc east, they hold the tie breaker over the eagles. six, 66 and 1. >>> matt prater, 62 yard field goal, longest in history. atop the afc with 11-2 record. south divisi
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
australia is a aaa rated currency. so there are defensive sectors affecting the aussie. so the china affect is affecting in terms of trade side of on things. at the same time, you have flows supporting the aussie. so you have over the next few months debt coming into play and some interest in terms of flows into the aussie asset prices. so it may stay up around these levels, about 92, 93, unless we see major policy shifts going forward. >> let's talk about the yen. we're at six-month highs against the dollar. there's now talk that we might get another stimulus package out of japan. reuters is talking about this. what target have you got for dollar/yen? >> for the end of the your, we were initially targeting 105. towards 100, 105 towards the early part of next year. and end of the year, closer to the 105 levels. end of 2014 towards the 110 level. so if the policies of stimulus announcement comes out, i think the levels might start to sort of rise a bit earlier than expected. so essentially, the trajectory for dollar/yen is an upward trajectory. it's the target levels that need to be shifted.
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am EST
that needs to be done. the majority leader knows that will be our position. do not see the defense authorization bill. i am hopeful the senate will move on that intelligence authorization. the senate has passed comprehensive immigration reform will. we are very disappointed on this side of the aisle that the senate bill has not been put on the floor. our bill or one of the four bills out of committee. it was supported by the republican party and the judiciary committee. they have not been brought to the floor. we believe immigration reform is a critically important action for the congress to take. we hope anyone of those options would be brought to the table. the senate has passed in a bipartisan way the end of discrimination in employment. we talk about jobs. we talk about economic opportunity. passed that bill. that is not on the agenda either. i noticed we do have an extension bill that has been specifically reference. we will get to a debate on that next week. we have a suspension bill we have been urging that is reported out of committee that passed by 350 votes. it simply say
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
the missile efforts. states isy the united building up system, basically a missile defense system to protect the u.s. against missile threats from both iran and north korea. a lot of our friends and allies and partners in the middle east either currently have the things and want more of the things or do not have them and want them, and that is why hagel is out there to make sure that despite the controversies of the geneva plan, and it is controversial, that our allies and partners do feel more assured. it is an open question to see whether they genuinely are assured. host: jim from california, good morning, you are on. caller: the zionist think tank that put us into iran, and we got support for israel -- guest: jim, thank you for your comment. i am a former u.s. congressional staffer. i take personal offense that i put any foreign country interest over u.s. interest. it is easy to smear someone. i am trying to engage people on the issues. i encourage you to call back at some point and ask a substantial question, but thank you for your call. host: you are asked what is the motivation for fra
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
a new number, too. not only is kristine fox the first woman to be poinld the deputy secretary of defense, she has a former claim to fame in the 80s blockbuster top gun. she is the real life charlie. here she is played by kelly mcgillis, of course. >> when i fly, i'll have you know my crew and my plane come first. >> i'm going on finish my sentence. >> i'm sure the film makers were taking a little creative license with the tom cruise romance but we know that fox was assigned as the civilian for the fighter weapons school known as top gun in the 1980s. fast forward to say. her receive life boss said she is a brilliant defense thinker and proven manager. fox is replacing until a permanent replacement is found. >>> the obama care publicity tour. the president launch ad three-week tour to 200 ttout it. >> i need to you spread the word about its protections, how folks can sign up, tell your friends, tell your family, do not let the initial problems with the website discourage you. because it is working better now and it will keep working better over time. >> republicans are not buying this sal
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
. there was no point saying that the people. they have different commands and defense if an idea it's because you signed your agreements is to say no to him because each and two tuesday that the that is just right now. i mean it's you want to sign a new agreement is to say no to rush out and to fuel chief culprit in the hands of russia. when you cleaned the question that loves to read before. on the me me me me it's you call it a dictatorship but there are elections there's the next elections in june two thousand the bowl beat the is the what is going well right now and the street. i quilted this is the that is putting up its fuel for one minute. joining history of independence a few create twenty second of it to tuesday. we didn't have to on the list. and this disc will be enough. who will be this way because of that. it never happened before. yes we will address that yes we were forced to not to comply with squares but we will bring them to face my list of companies and we loved eating and going to hospitals. after all this and it has happened before. right now we're just looking in its remit t
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
as the us vice president voiced opposition to china's new and defense and above disputed islands in the east china sea after meeting with china's president seeking painters i mention that these tensions to most open looks the meetings with officials went first on the agenda after two by untouched and increasing us vice president of them to fit the witness of christ eat or to the american embassy. i can for us the future he says shaw. they are for the leaders. call it the only way you make the remainder of the great wall was all a statement that could be read as the scientists went to china during the trip to normandy expected to be tense. coming as it doesn't mean just on schools by china's new light and air defense only seen a difference for balkan said insert your trip to tokyo by consent the us was deeply concerned by the move and he reaffirmed washington's commitment to keep current. a difficult juggling act for biden to me and politeness one eight in beijing discussion with president xi team came centered on the future of u s china relations. president she said the world's two largest e
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
the defense doesn't pay tribute to mandela of the flats were at house mouse and we use the giant pictures of mandela inside the abc palace which sadly never happened before for a foreign leader. and so there was a lot of emotion but vivian that this since this was really something that was not expected and by the french authorities that so carefully prepare for this major major summits. thanks for that marc perlman their reporting from the summit. she and a day a week and there. oh we do not have mentioned and a renault hoped to restore that the connection with the man in a moment. the softer any what's also been interesting is that some of the discussion in the bin we've been speaking to the two delegations to be there is this friday so that some of the discussion has been. about what mandela means it has been the historical. it's like going out. what happened in the past you suddenly realize that with the passing nelson mandela that. it's also time for reflection on how the world has changed since the era of apartheid and since that era because we are it's that the us. he would do was a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
said they were never there, passing the time. they stood trial, a short trial. defense lawyers were not allowed to call witnesses. the judge handed down the sentences. people in egypt were not sympathetic to the muslim brotherhood were shocked by the severity of the sentences, prompting the interim president to say that the women would be pardoned, but not until the judicial process has been gone through. these are appeal court hearings. because of the high status of the court, if the women and girls are successful today, they could be freed today. >> thank you for that update, live from cairo. >> at least eight are dead after hurricane force winds and forces battled northern europe. forecasters warn it could be the worst storm, 225 k/hr. hundreds of homes have been flooded. thousands of homes are without electricity. rising seas forced evacuations along the eastern english coast. i don't know if richard has a house on the east coast of england, i hope he doesn't, but he'll give us a bit more on that. >> i used to live in that part of the world, well inland. the situation is now get
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